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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Friday, November 29, 2013

More Black bodies needed for endless wars?

“Organizing against the Military Industrial Complex means understanding that the U.S. government: racially profiles and then fundamentally misleads people about the military before they enlist, exposes active-duty soldiers to
an environment where at least 71 cases of sexual assault or rape happen every day, and then abandons them when they have returned—leading to a veteran suicide every 65 minutes,” said Mr. Issa. “That’s not to speak of the incalculable harm the U.S. military has caused in (the) past and continuing interventions in the global south,” he added.  

Many young Black men in the cities of America are lured by the promises of military recruiters visiting their high schools, or college campuses. In many inner cities, the lack of employment opportunities leads many to  recruitment offices where they sign up to travel and see the world, not knowing what other possible perils and pitfalls lie ahead. Their reasons for enlisting vary.  The Final Call...

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